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gifted

[gif-tid]
adjective
1.
having great special talent or ability: the debut of a gifted artist.
2.
having exceptionally high intelligence: gifted children.

Origin:
1635–45; gift + -ed3

giftedly, adverb
giftedness, noun
overgifted, adjective
ungifted, adjective
well-gifted, adjective


1. accomplished, talented.
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gifted (ˈɡɪftɪd)
 
adj
having or showing natural talent or aptitude: a gifted musician; a gifted performance
 
'giftedly
 
adv
 
'giftedness
 
n

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gift
c.1100, from O.N. gift, from P.Gmc. *giftiz (cf. O.Fris. jefte, M.Du. ghifte "gift," Ger. Mitgift "dowry"), from PIE base *ghabh- "to give or receive" (see habit). O.E. cognate gift meant "bride-price, marriage gift (by the groom), dowry" (O.E. for "giving, gift" was related
giefu). Sense of "natural talent" is c.1300.
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